Step-by-step instructions for Sanyo PLC-SU30 lamp replacement
Replacing the Sanyo POA-LMP35 Lamp Assembly
When your projector lamp is nearing end of life. you’ll see the Lamp Replacement Indicator turn blink yellow. Another signal for a new projector lamp is when the image goes dark or begins to look unnatural.
You’ll need to purchase a Sanyo POA-LMP35 (service part no 610 293 2751).
Authentic vs generic
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Looking for a less expensive option? Are you technically adept? Watch our step-by-step video on replacing only the Sanyo POA-LMP35 (service part no 610 293 2751) bulb instead of the entire lamp housing.
Important safety tips
Allow the Sanyo PLC-SU30 projector to thoroughly cool before changing the lamp. Turn off the projector, unplug the AC cord and allow 45 to 60 minutes for the projector to cool. These projectors operate under high heat and there is a possibility of being burned, if the projector is not fully cooled before changing the Sanyo POA-LMP35 service part no 610-293-2751 projector lamps.
Installing the Sanyo POA-LMP35 (610-293-2751) projector lamp
- The lamp cover for the Sanyo PLC-SU30 is located at the bottom of the projector. Gently turn over the projector onto its side and loosen the screw holding the cover in place. Place the cover to one side.
- Loosen all three screw holding the Sanyo POA-LMP35 (610-293-2751) lamp in place. lamp cage in place. Grab the lamp handle and gently lift the lamp out of its socket. Place to one side. Be sure to dispose of the lamp properly through a local recycling program.
- Take the new Sanyo POA-LMP35 (service part no 6102932751) lamp cage by the handle—avoid touching the actual bulb as this can break or damage the lamp. Without forcing the lamp, place it into the slot.
- Once the lamp is in, tighten all three screws on the Sanyo POA-LMP35 Lamp Assembly. Make sure the screws have been tightened properly or the Sanyo PLC-SU30 projector will not turn on.
- Replace the Lamp Cover and tighten the screw. Re-connect the power cord and turn on the Sanyo PLC-SU30 projector.
- Reset the Lamp Replace Counter by following the instructions below.
NOTE: Be sure to properly recycle your used Sanyo POA-LMP35 (service part no 610- 293 2751) lamps. Since they contain mercury they can’t be placed into regular garbage.
Resetting the Lamp Replace Counter
In order for the projector to properly track the lamp life of your Sanyo POA-LMP35 (service part no 6102932751) you’ll need to reset the Lamp Replace Counter on the Sanyo PLC-SU30 projector. Failure to do so can result in the Replace Lamp Indicator not tracking the lamp life properly.
- Make sure the Sanyo PLC-SU30 projector is on.
- Press the MENU button to access the ON-SCREEN MENU.
- Press the POINT LEFT/RIGHT button to select the SETTING menu.
- Press the SELECT button to open the SETTING MENU option.
- Press the POINT DOWN button so the red-arrow appears.
- Move down to the LAMP AGE option. Press SELECT to open the next option.
- The message “Lamp replace counter reset?” will be displayed.
- Click on the option YES to reset the timer.
- RESET the Lamp Replace Counter ONLY WHEN the lamp has been REPLACED.
Get your Sanyo POA-LMP35 lamp to last longer
- Wait at least five minutes before turning the Sanyo PLC-SU30 projector off.
- Don’t operate the projector continuously without letting it stand for at least one hour turned off every 24 hours.
- Cleaning the air filter regularly will also prolong the life of the Sanyo POA-LMP35 (service part no 610 293 2751) and prevent the Sanyo PLC-SU20 from overheating.